Ben Bradshaw

MP, Exeter

Exeter Labour

A selection of Ben Bradshaw's votes

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  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details

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Ben Bradshaw

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Labour MP for Exeter

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Cycling
  • Ict
  • Television
  • Pay
  • Health Services: Devon

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (17 Sep 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West) (29 Jun 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • The Minister of State, Department of Health (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare) (10 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 Nov 2006)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Privy Council Office) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (15 Jul 1997 to 17 Nov 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 168 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Bradshaw’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 772 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
24 April 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 2 May 2014)
6 June 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2014)
29 July 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 6 August 2014)
29 September 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 October 2014)
18 November 2014, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 November 2014)
12 February 2015, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 March 2015)
Payment from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
4 June 2014, payment of £80.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
I am a member of the Humboldt Advisory Board, Humboldt University, Mohrenstraffe 60, 10117 Berlin, and attended Advisory Board meetings in Berlin in April 2013 and in May 2014. The costs, which were below the registrable threshold, were met by the University. (Registered 8 October 2013; updated 10 June 2014)

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